Senior Sustainability Consultant (Energy)

Recruiter
Vallum Associates Limited
Location
London
Salary
40000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
16 Nov 2020
Closes
14 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Title: Senior Sustainability Consultant (specialisation in Building Optimisation and Green

Building Certifications)

Location: London

Start Date: Immediately

About this role

The company is seeking a highly motivated and talented individual to fill the role of Senior Sustainability Consultant to support our Building Optimisation and new dedicated Green Building Certification delivery teams. This position offers a very exciting opportunity to help high profile blue chip companies meet their decarbonisation targets and deliver technical reviews and certifications including BREEAM-in-Use across European property portfolios.

About the client

The company is an independent, pan-European sustainability consultancy specialising in the commercial real estate sector. Their clients include UBS, Schroder Real Estate, Hines and DWS.

They have a team of intelligent, passionate and dedicated professionals who are all experts in their fields. Their approach is to provide an exceptional level of service, delivered by experienced professionals, whilst ensuring solutions are practical, simple to understand and tailored to each client's specific requirements.

Core Responsibilities

The core responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

Building Optimisation

?? Planning, completion and write-up of technical building level energy audits

?? Provision of monitoring and tracking of energy usage to assist the companies clients in the management of post-audit improvement management programmes

?? Provide project management of energy improvement programmes, serving as point of contact for clients, tracking deliverables, and producing or delegating work to meet deadlines

?? Collaborate with team members and provide technical expertise on energy management

?? Environmental and energy management system development (ISO 14001 & 50001)

?? Using building energy simulation software, such as IES-VE, EnergyPlus

Green Building Certification

?? Full certification process from initial site visit, identification and collation of evidence and submission to the appropriate bodies

?? Interpret information requirements and communicate these to the client, including the provision of technical advice

?? Undertaking gap analysis exercises and implementation of programmes to improve future scoring

?? Hosting client workshops/ meetings

?? Working in conjunction with other delivery teams where relevant and under the direction of the BIU Lead

Leadership

?? Establish thought leadership by authoring blog posts, delivering presentations, and being active in industry organisations

?? Ability to work in a team under supervision and to lead on individual tasks when required.

?? Initiative to work independently, with the self-motivation and enthusiasm to learn and develop new skills and expertise

Essential Skills & Requirements

The right candidate must have the following essential skills:

?? BREEAM In-Use Licenced Assessor (BREEAM NSO desirable)

?? Detailed understanding of building certification requirements

?? Depth of technical knowledge of sustainability issues and application to real estate

?? Energy Audit experience with understanding of HVAC systems for commercial buildings

?? Detailed understanding of current and forthcoming energy legislation within UK and Europe

?? Detailed understanding of energy market and drivers within UK and Europe

?? Excellent written and verbal communication skills and technical aptitude

?? Degree or Masters in Engineering, Architecture, Geography, or similar technical education or experience

?? Commitment to professional excellence through active involvement and membership in an appropriate and recognised professional body

?? Self-starter with proven ability to manage own time to deliver best in class service to clients

The right candidate will have the additional preferable skills:

?? BREEAM NSO Assessor

?? Net-Zero Auditing experience

?? Pan-European delivery experience

?? ESOS Lead Assessor

?? BREEAM in Use assessor

?? Experience with energy simulation and modelling software such as IES-VE, EnergyPlus

?? Fluency in European languages including French, Italian, German

?? Membership of an appropriate and recognised professional body (e.g. IEMA practitioner/full member)

Benefits to The Successful Candidate

?? A competitive salary, reviewed annually in line with industry averages

?? Attractive discretionary bonus structure

?? Health insurance with Vitality

?? Pension scheme (with staff contribution matched)

?? 25 days annual leave increasing to 30 days by year 7 (plus public holidays) (for part time employees, they will adjust the entitlement on a pro rata basis)

?? Additional 5 days holiday every three years to support one month sabbatical

?? Flexible working hours (core hours 10-4, with 37...... click apply for full job details